Brooklyn Courier

Sunday, May 30, 2010

Brooklyn Courier

It was murder

77th Precinct Comment.

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Williamsburg

City retools two-way bike plan for Flushing Avenue

The city has abandoned its controversial plan to convert Flushing Avenue to a one-way street to accommodate a two-way bike lane, unveiling a new scheme this week that will maintain two-way car flow, yet still provide for a bike lane. Comment.

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Brooklyn Courier

Slope crime wave continues

The break-in crisis continued with at least three homes, two stores and one restaurant burglarized in the neighborhood last week. Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

Ride on! Jane Walentas’s controversial carousel is finalized

DUMBO doyenne Jane Walentas has reached a final deal with the developers of Brooklyn Bridge Park to donate her lovingly restored 1920s carousel to a waterfront spot behind the old Tobacco Warehouse — but the controversy over the plan is just beginning. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Cops nab vicious bike-tosser!

Boerum Hill cops collared one of Brownstone Brooklyn’s most-wanted fiends last week, nabbing the thug who knocked five teeth out of a victim’s head by hurling a bike into his face during a vicious robbery last year. Comment.
BoroBeat

Dirty lake? Who you gonna call? Pond Patrol!

Litterbugs at Prospect Park Lake better be on the lookout — thanks to the Pond Patrol! Comment.

Monday, May 24, 2010

Brooklyn Courier

Easter feaster

76th Precinct Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

It’s their park — so neon benches it is!

The 1980s lived on again last Saturday when volunteers repainted the benches in a Gowanus park in neon colors reminiscent of the “Greed is Good” Decade. Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

Last holdouts face eviction to make room for ‘Willoughby Square Park’

There are dozens of tenants left in the city-acquired properties on Albee Square between Willoughby and Fulton streets, some of whom allege that the city isn’t helping them find new homes. Comment.

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